Melina Mercouri. Best Actress Oscar in 1960 for the film Never On Sunday.

Big Greek. Big feminist. Larger than life! She appeared in many films including the 1964 caper film Topkapi and the 1970 film Promis at Dawn. She passed in 1994.
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Please excuse that nasty thing hanging out of his mouth. Sadly, to their ill health and frequent demise, people of that era seem to have been unable to NOT smoke something.

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Melina Mercouri in 'Never on Sunday' (dir Jules Dassin, her red listed husband)

Phaedra (1962) Stars: Melina Mercouri, Anthony Perkins, Raf Vallone, Elizabeth Ercy, Tzavalas Karousos ~  Director: Jules Dassin (Nominated for an  Oscar for	Best Costume Design, Black-and-White; Nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Actress - Drama,  Melina Mercouri; Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards for Best Film from any Source -  Greece, &  Best Foreign Actress, Melina Mercouri - Greece.)

Phaedra (1962) Stars: Melina Mercouri, Anthony Perkins, Raf Vallone, Elizabeth Ercy, Tzavalas Karousos ~ Director: Jules Dassin (Nominated for an Oscar for Best Costume Design, Black-and-White; Nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Actress - Drama, Melina Mercouri; Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards for Best Film from any Source - Greece, & Best Foreign Actress, Melina Mercouri - Greece.)

Titos Vandis & Melina Mercouri in 'Never on Sunday', 1960, written & directed by Jules Dassin. °

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Melina Mercouri, Jules Dassin!

Melina Mercouri, Jules Dassin!

Melina Mercouri and her husband of nearly 28 years, director Jules Dassin.

Melina Mercouri and her husband of nearly 28 years, director Jules Dassin.

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